12 Tips to Stay Healthy During the Pandemic

It has been awhile, sorry! But I am trying to get back in the swing of things so hopefully you will see more blog posts. At least that is the promise I made to myself! Well, life has been just as crazy for you as it has been for me. And with everything going on, […]

5 Ways To Treat IBS Naturally

Irritable bowel syndrome or IBS is very common issue that many deal with today. Many of patients have dealt with it or like disorders. It can affect up to 28% of people according to one study. (1) I am going to break down what it is along with 5 ways to treat it naturally. IBS […]

The Relationship of Nightshades and Chronic Pain

The term nightshades is usually met with confused looks from our clients when we ask them to avoid them. So what are they and why are they such a problem? And what is the link between them and chronic pain? Nightshades belong to a plant family of over 2000 species, the Solanaceae family.  Most of […]

A Natural Approach to Heartburn

Heartburn: a painful burning feeling in your heart and chest. If you ever have had heartburn, then you know how unpleasant a feeling it is. I’ve even had clients come in thinking they may be experiencing a heart attack and it is simply heartburn. Often it is felt after eating, but for others it is […]

A Natural Approach to Low Back Pain

I took a bit of a hiatus from writing. My break was partially due to the last article I wrote, as it was a bit long and arduous. I am going to try to refrain from writing tl;dr articles from now on. Most of our articles and posts have to do with chronic disease, but […]

Insulin Resistance, Life, The Brain, and Everything

Sorry, but the answer is not 42. My last article was on Alzheimer’s and Lyme disease. I wanted this one to focus on Alzheimer’s and insulin resistance, but I felt compelled to broaden it’s scope. I’ll start by breaking down insulin resistance and then venture into the destruction it leaves in its wake. I will […]

Biofilms and Chronic Infections

Approximately 80% of bacterial infections are associated with biofilms. (1) That is a seriously high percentage. Up until recently we viewed microbes as planktonic or passively floating, but this is clearly not the case. We are now looking at the majority of infections as being associated with biofilms. This has been quite illuminating on the […]

The Words of a Lyme Disease Patient

I’ve been struggling to write about my experience with Lyme disease. I’ve started a few different variations and none of them seem to fully encompass the pain (physically and emotionally), the wide-scale symptoms, and struggle that had taken over my life. There have been so many breakthroughs in the past few years that have shed […]

Elbow Pain: Is it Tennis or Golfer’s Elbow or Does it Even Matter?

Elbow pain. Many of us have had it. Whether you play tennis and golf a lot or not, they are not the only cause to elbow pain. Elbow pain or more specifically lateral and medial epicondylitis are associated with tennis and golf, respectively. Due to the repetitive motions it can put strain on the tissues […]

What is the Case with Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome?

Maybe you have heard of this or maybe not. Maybe you deal with fatigue on a daily basis or you have achy joints. I know many of you are tired and mostly likely tired of being tired. You wake up from a full night’s sleep and feel like you can sleep another 8 hours. You […]